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Russian marine commandos able to silently drop from skies into seas with advanced new parachute designed for underwater combat

RT

August 26, 2021

Bringing a new meaning to the term ‘skydiving’, a new parachute unveiled by Russian designers will enable troops to jump from high altitudes above the ocean, before descending deep into the waters below as part of covert missions.
 

On Thursday, the country’s state-owned research and development conglomerate Rostec revealed the new canopy and harness, designed for aquatic operations. According to officials, the kit will allow divers to jump from airplanes up to 8,000 meters (26,246 feet) above the ground and soar through the air at speeds of up to 350 kilometers (233 miles) an hour.

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